Clout pushes through foot injury in Glendale top 10

News 29 Jan 2020

Clout pushes through foot injury in Glendale top 10

Fellow Australians Wilson and Tanti perform strongly at the fourth round.

Image: Octopi Media.

Luke Clout admits he was conscious of a foot injury on his way to 10th at Glendale, the Australian sustaining a broken toe in the lead up the fourth round of Monster Energy Supercross.

The Penrite Honda Racing entry put in a spirited effort to overcome the injury, recording a 13-12-8 scorecard at State Farm Stadium. He’s no positioned ninth in the 250SX West standings.

“I am bummed I crashed on Friday and broke my toe,” Clout commented. “My foot was extremely sore, I can’t say it affected my riding but I was conscious of it. Another top 10 is good but I am not happy with these overalls.

“I know what I need to work on and I will continue to push forward – having Buddy [Antunez] will make a difference and everyone on the team is working towards a common goal and I appreciate them.”

Fellow Australians Jay Wilson (Yamaha) and Aaron Tanti (Yamaha) finished 15th and 16th overall. Monster Energy Supercross heads to Oakland this weekend for round five of the series.


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